Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a QA Manager make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$115,713 / yrTotal Pay
$92,130 / yrBase Pay
$23,582 / yrAdditional Pay

$115,713

 / yr
$72K$188K
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The estimated total pay for a QA Manager is $115,713 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $92,130 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,582 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For QA Manager

$115,713 /yr
QA Manager
$147,171 /yr
Senior QA Manager
$180,371 /yr
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Some related job titles are Software QA Salaries with median pay of $80,327, Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $86,944, Software QA Manager Salaries with median pay of $148,491, QA Director Salaries with median pay of $184,615.

Top Paying Companies

For a Qa Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Qa Manager in United States. Employers include Yahoo, RealNetworks and VMware.

1
Yahoo
$223,096/yr
3
VMware
$208,005/yr
9
Apple
$192,818/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Qa Manager in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Qa Manager in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $182,163, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $167,896, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $159,212, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $153,936, and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $150,282.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$182,163

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$167,896

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$159,212

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$153,936

    3% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$150,282

    1% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Qa Manager are Yahoo, RealNetworks, and VMware.

YahooYahoo$223,096/yr
RealNetworksRealNetworks$214,895/yr
VMwareVMware$208,005/yr

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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

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QA Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$133,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Quality Assurance Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$83,600

/yr

$76K | $8K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
QA Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$120,000

/yr

$110K | $10K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
QA Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Quality Assurance Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Quality Assurance Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$117,000

/yr

$102K | $15K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Quality Assurance Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$86,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
QA Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$162,000

/yr

$135K | $27K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

QA Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a QA Manager is $92,130 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a QA Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2277 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a QA Manager employees.

The highest salary for a QA Manager in United States is $144,520 per year.

The lowest salary for a QA Manager in United States is $58,732 per year.

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